[Numpy-discussion] missing function in numpy.ma?
Travis E. Oliphant
Thu Apr 3 14:41:00 CDT 2008
Charles Doutriaux wrote:
> Travis, Pierre,
> Goood news what's in trunk right now seems to work great with our stuff,
> I only had to replace numpy.core.ma.take with numpy.ma.take
> (numpy.oldnumeric.ma.take didn't seem to work)
> So as soon as 1.0.5 is out, I'll start working toward using numpy.ma only.
> Also, I have one little request, i remember you said oldnumeric would be
> gone in the next version. But our users will have hundreds (thousands?)
> of script convert with "import numpy.oldnumeric.ma as MA" or "import
> numpy.oldnumeric as Numeric"
> And although we're insisting and using numpy and numpy.ma right away,
> i'm sure 99% of them will ignore this. So would be be horrible to leave
> as shortcut (with a warning while loading probably, actually we could
> have the warning already in numpy 1.0.5 ?) from numpy.oldnumeric back to
> numpy ? same for oldnumeric.ma pointing back to numpy.ma. I realize it's
> not really clean... At least it would be great to have the warning
> raised in 1.0.5 that it will disappear in 1.1. Like that users might be
> more inclined to start converting "cleaninly"
I'm pretty sure we will make a 1.0.X release that issues warnings prior
to making a 1.1 release.
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